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Help Wanted by Adelle Waldman: book review

Help Wanted  by Adelle Waldman Overview: Town Square is a massive corporation that has a million microcosms scattered across the country. This book focuses on one store in this big box chain located in Potterstown, New York, a struggling upstate community that gets a bump from annual summer traffic. More specifically, the book focuses on the Movement team that unloads the trucks and breaks out the goods in the store and the drama and connections that unfold among the members as a shake-up in management opens new opportunities for the team. With a large cast of tight-knit characters, this book dives into the dying world of the big box store and the people who depend on their survival. Overall: 4 Characters: 4 All of the characters in this book are likable in a way that you'll be very familiar with if you've ever worked a retail or service job. The team covers a massive span of ages and life experiences, and dealing with difficult situations at work help everyone come together in